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A loosely woven fabric with a rough nubby texture.

[French, past participle of ratiner, to adorn, from ratine, ratteen; see ratteen.]
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(ræˈtiːn) ,






(Textiles) a coarse loosely woven cloth
[C17: from French, from ratine, of obscure origin]
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She ground her way through the thick cover and up the ratine wall, bird in mouth.
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